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Options in the Biology Major


HSU Catalog for 2014-15

 

Cellular and Molecular Biology

This option is designed for those biology majors requiring a stronger background in the physical sciences so that they are better prepared to pursue graduate studies in experimental biology. It is also envisioned that this option might represent a terminal degree for some individuals, such as those desiring jobs as research technicians in the biological sciences.
Major Contract  »  4-year Plan  »  Course Descriptions

Ecology & Biodiversity

This option is designed for a student who is interested in a hands-on approach to the science of ecology and biodiversity.
Major Contract  »  4-year Plan  » Course Descriptions

Environmental Biology

This option is designed for the student desiring an emphasis in descriptive biology.
Major Contract »  4-year Plan » Course Descriptions

General Biology

This option is designed to allow the student a wide range of flexibility in designing a program to meet individual needs.
Major Contract  »  4-year Plan  » Course Descriptions

Marine Biology

The Marine Biology option is one of the Marine Sciences programs at Humboldt State.  It provides students with a fundamental background in the biological sciences and emphasizes application of coursework to the study of marine ecosystems. NOTE: Please check with your advisor to see which Marine Biology contract you should use: Major Contract (pre Fall 2012 catalog years) Major Contract (2012/13 catalog year) Major Contract (NEW) »  4-year Plan  » Course Descriptions

Microbiology

This program provides a broad laboratory-oriented background in the study of microorganisms of all kinds (bacteria, algae, fungi, protozoa), including structure, identification, physiology, genetics, ecology and parasitism, artificial culture, and experimental technique.
Major Contract  »  4-year Plan  » Course Descriptions

Science Education

For students desiring a career in teaching biology at the secondary (high school) level. One additional year of courses (after the B.S.) can lead to a teaching credential.
Major Contract  »  4-year Plan  » 
Course Descriptions

Biology Minor -

Advisor: Dr. Michael Mesler

This option allows the student to add an education in biology to his or her existing course of study.
Minor Contract

Updated 11/18/14